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Mon, Oct 22, 2018 6:38 AM

Live Poll: Favorite Biographical Queen Movie?

Which Queen movie that focuses entirely or in large part on her true story is your favorite queenly biopic?

See the partial list of biographical Queen movies here: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls040489444/

The Queen biopic, Mary Queen of Scots (2018) debuts 7 December 2018 (USA), it follows another noteworthy Queen biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody (2018) which debuts 2 November 2018.

Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/1jcBZ1R66Ng/

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HONORABLE MENTIONS

Isabella of Castile: Europe's First Great Queen or Isabella, The Warrior Queen | Upcoming Movie ???
Isabella I: Queen of Castile

Eleanor of Aquitaine | Upcoming Movie ???
Eleanor of Aquitaine: First Queen of France, Queen Mother to English kings: King Richard and King John

Catherine the Great | Upcoming Movie ??? Attached Director :Barbra Streisand
Catherine the Great: Empress of Russia

Sissi: The Young Empress 1956 | Movie 6.6 (5,146)
Elisabeth: Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary, etc.

One Night with the King 2006 | Movie 6.3 (6,303)
Esther: Queen of Persia

Sissi: The Fateful Years of an Empress 1957 | Movie 6.6 (4,146)
Elisabeth: Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary, etc.

Cleopatra 1934 | Movie 6.9 (2,981)
Cleopatra: Queen of Egypt

The Girl King 2015 | Movie 5.9 (2,853)
Queen Christina: Queen of Sweden

Marie Antoinette
1938 | Movie 7.6 (2,388)
Marie Antoinette: Queen of France

The Virgin Queen
1955 | Movie 7.0 (2,201)
Elizabeth I: Queen of England

Mary of Scotland 1936 | Movie 6.4 (2,006)
Queen Mary: Queen of Scots

Young Catherine 1991 | TV Movie 7.8 (840)
Catherine the Great: Empress of Russia

Fire Over England 1937 | Movie 6.7 (1,386)
Elizabeth I: Queen of England

Salome
1953 | Movie 5.9 (1,282)
Salomé: Queen of Chalcis and Armenia Minor

Young Bess 1953 | Movie 6.7 (1,251)
Elizabeth I: Queen of England

Catherine the Great 1996 | TV Movie 6.3 (1,078)
Catherine the Great: Empress of Russia

Warrior Queen 2003 | Movie 5.4 (1,041)
Boudica: Celtic Queen

The Book of Esther 2013 | Movie 4.3 (896)
Esther: Queen of Persia 

Victoria & Albert 2001 | TV Movie 7.6 (890)
Queen Victoria: Queen of England

The Rise of Catherine the Great 1934 | Movie 6.5 (497)
Catherine the Great: Empress of Russia

Wilde Salomé 2011 | Movie 6.7 (719)
Salomé 2013 | Movie 6.7 (1,377)
Salomé: Queen of Chalcis and Armenia Minor

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Cleopatra Biography, History | Announced Script

Cleopatra as a firm ruler and military tactician who embarked on a ruthless rise to power. Cleopatra twice married brothers, killing each of them as well as a sister. Romantic alliances ... See full summary »

Director: Denis Villeneuve | Star: Angelina Jolie

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Queen, Elizabeth 1, 2 & The Crown.

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The Queen (2006)

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Lots of heavy-weights in this answer pool, but I agree The Queen (2006) is going to be a front runner.

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ANY NOTABLE OMISSIONS OR QUESTIONABLE INCLUSIONS?; STILL ADDING/DELETING TRUE STORY ANSWER OPTIONS, SUGGESTIONS WELCOME?

I am still looking to add real--life queen biopics movie answer options, especially well- received non-USA production that I may have missed and are not listed on the honorable mention post.

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Queen Anne Biopic: Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland
The Favourite
(2018) bump - [Opens 11/23]

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Queen Mary Biopic: Queen of  Scotland,
Queen Elizabeth I Biopic: Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland
Mary Queen of Scots (2018) bump - [Opens 12/07]

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Most Popular Top Ten Queen Biopics [Snapshot 12/18]
1. The Favourite (2018) R | 119 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama 8.3
Queen Anne:  Queen of Great Britain and Ireland
2. Mary Queen of Scots (2018) R | 124 min | Biography, Drama, History 6.6 Queen Mary: Queen of Scots
3. Marie Antoinette (2006) PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama, History 6.4 Marie Antoinette: Queen of France
4. The Other Boleyn Girl (2008) PG-13 | 115 min | Biography, Drama, History 6.7
Anne Boleyn: Queen of England
5. Elizabeth (1998) R | 124 min | Biography, Drama, History 7.5
Elizabeth I: Queen of England
6. Victoria & Abdul (2017) PG-13 | 111 min | Biography, Drama, History 6.8
Queen Victoria: Queen of England
7. Cleopatra (1963) G | 192 min | Biography, Drama, History 7 Cleopatra: Queen of Egypt
8. The Queen (2006)PG-13 | 103 min | Biography, Drama, History 7.3 Queen Elizabeth II:
Queen of United Kingdom
9. The Young Victoria (2009) PG | 105 min | Biography, Drama, History 7.3
Queen Victoria: Queen of England
10.(tie) Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007) PG-13 | 114 min | Biography, Drama, History 6.9 Elizabeth I: Queen of England
10.(tie) A Royal Affair (2012) R | 137 min | Biography, Drama, History 7.6
Queen Caroline: Queen of Denmark

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My vote goes to Elizabeth (1998)

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Thanks. Everybody seems like to like the first movie over the second one, Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007)

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Both Queen biopics went wide at the the end of the year after an initial limited release in theaters.

The Favourite FoxS $16,663,106 810 $422,410 4 11/23/2018
VS.

Mary Queen of Scots Focus $10,510,155 841 $194,777 4 12/7/2018